Our catalogue > Moroccan & North African Jewellery

Showcased here are all the fine examples of jewellery & items of adornment that we have for sale from Morocco, Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and other North African countries.

Most items have been sourced from within the UK, often from old colonial-era collections.

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9311

Spectacular Moroccan Large Amber ‘Treasure’ Necklace (Tifilit)

Berber people, Anti-Atlas, Draa Valley, Morocco
early 20th century

circumference: approximately 102cm, diameter of the largest bead: approximately 4.6cm, weight: 809g

Reserved

Provenance

private collection, US

9297

Moroccan Silver Niello Cuff Bracelet with ‘Frog’ Motifs

Berber people, Central Anti-Atlas, Southern Morocco, possibly the Irherm region
19th century

internal diameter: approximately 5.3cm, weight: 65g

Provenance

private collection, US

6465

Berber Haratin Long Silver Temporal or Head Ornament (Aiacha)

Berber Haratin People, Zguid Oasis, Morocco
early 20th century

length: 21cm, width: 7.5cm, weight: 153g

Provenance

European art market

4102

Nubian Silver Pendant

Nubian People, Sudan & Southern Egypt, probably the Siwa Oasis
early 20th century

length: 30cm, width: 17cm, weight: 258g

Provenance

UK art market

6186

Fine, Tuareg Silver Ring

Tuareg People, Mali
early 20th century

height: 4.7cm, weight: 33g, ring size: UK: O/R, US: 8 1/3

Provenance

private collection, London

6206

Ethiopian Silver Amulet Necklace

Harar, Eastern Ethiopia
early 20th century

width of box: 10cm, length of box incl. tassels: 18cm, overall weight: 298g

Provenance

UK art market

4872

Collection of 145 Ethiopian Silver Crosses (Yangat Masqal)

Ethiopia
19th-early 20th century

approximate total combined weight: 2.2kg

Provenance

private collection, UK.

5605

Algerian Silver Bracelet

Aures mountains and Chaouia, Algeria
early 20th century

internal diameter: 6cm, thickness: 2.4cm, height of diamond-shaped bezel: 4cm, weight: 85g

Provenance

UK art market

3664

Nubian Pair of Engraved Silver Bracelets

Nubian People, North-East Africa
19th-early 20th century

external diameter: 8.6cm, internal diameter: 6.2cm, thickness: 1.2cm, combined weight: 119g

Provenance

private collection, London.

8071

Selection of Silver & Gilded Silver Trade Beads

India, Sri Lanka, Central Asia, Indonesia, Morocco
19th century

length of strand: 56.5cm, weight: 119g

Provenance

Private collection, UK

9296

Moroccan Niello & Enamel Silver Bracelet

Berber people, Central Anti-Atlas, Southern Morocco, possibly the Tagmout region
circa 1930

internal diameter: approximately 6cm, weight: 70g

Provenance

private collection, US

9038

Rare, Large Pair of Swahili Coast Silver Ear Plugs for Musk Perfume

Swahili Coast, probably Lamu & Pate Islands
19th-early 20th century

diameter: 6cm, thickness: 2.5cm, combined weight (of silver): 68g

Reserved

Provenance

UK art market

6567

Tunisian Woman’s Silver Anklet (Khelkhal Menfouk)

Kairouan and Sfax regions, Tunisia
19th-early 20th century

width of hoop: widest at 12.4cm, depth of closed box: 3.1cm, weight: 55g

Provenance

private collection, Germany

8771

Elaborate Moroccan Silver & Amber ‘Treasure’ Necklace

Draa Valley, Morocco
early 20th century

circumference (of shorter chain): 44cm, weight: 535g

Reserved

Provenance

formerly in the collection of Angela Fisher, author of 'Africa Adorned'.

6424

Pair of Algerian Berber Silver Cloak Pins or Fibulae

Beni Yenni People, Kabylia area, northern Algeria
early 20th century

length: approximately 14cm, width: approximately 7.2cm, combined weight: 106g

Provenance

UK art market

6574

Large Pair of Hollow Silver Anklets

Nubian People, Hala'ib Border Area, Egypt/Sudan
early 20th century

exterior diameter: 14.2cm, interior diameter: 8.3cm, weight: 459g

Provenance

private European collection

6708

Seven Silver Birth Motif Pendants (Salhayat)

Libya, Egypt, Algeria & Djerba Island, Tunisia
circa 1900

length of the largest pendant: 10.3cm, combined weight: 111g

Provenance

UK art market

6468

Moroccan Pair of Silver Fibulae (Tisernas) & Silver Chain

Morocco
19th-20th century

total length: 69.5cm, weight: 103g

Provenance

European art market

6469

Moroccan Pair of Silver Fibulae (Tisernas)

Berber People, Morocco
19th-20th century

width (each): 10.1cm, length: 19.2cm, combined weight: 173g

Provenance

European art market

6471

Pair of Fine, Algerian Silver Earrings

Aures Mountains, Southern Algeria
19th-20th century

length: 14.8cm, width: 7.5cm, combined weight: 74g

Provenance

European art market

6470

Berber Pair of Silver Ear Ornaments (Kharb) & Matched Head Ornament

Marrakech & the High Atlas, Morocco
early 20th century

width (each): 7.7cm, length of chain: 52.7cm, weight: 144g

Provenance

European art market

6474

Moroccan Pair of Silver Fibulae (Tisernas)

Berber People, Draa Valley, Morocco
19th-20th century

length (each): 14.2cm, combined weight: 164g

Provenance

European art market

6472

Jewish Moroccan Headdress or Diadem (Taounza or Mechhob)

Western Anti-Atlas, Morocco
19th-early 20th century

length: 63cm, weight: 92g

Provenance

European art market

8772

Rare Pair of Nubian Silver Bracelets

Nubia region, Northern Sudan, Southern Egypt
circa 1930

length: approximately 7.2cm, width: 2.4cm, combined weight: 242g

Provenance

private collection, UK